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New Mapping Program

Postby Ryan » Thu Jul 07, 2016 7:32 am

One of my coworkers told me about a new mapping program yesterday. It was developed because believe it or not, not everyplace in the world has an address. I Love maps and understand them and i get GPS also but you have to admit that GPS location is not the easiest to remember and i believe not everyone can translate.

Basically what they have done is divide the globe into 10ft X10ft grids, And by using Just 3 words you can pinpoint any place on earth.They actually did it with something like 41000 words. It is easier to remember the words than numbers, and once drones start delivering to us we can actually give an address to our back doors, garages, any where actually!

So i started thinking about our sport and how we give directions to trail-heads. I have this app on my iPhone and it is also available on the web, Most likely also available in droid format. On the iPhone you don't need a data connection to find a location, and it kind of a code. For instance i work at striped.citizen.shapes

Check it out, http://www.what3words.com
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Re: New Mapping Program

Postby axle » Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:53 am

interesting
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Re: New Mapping Program

Postby Eric » Thu Jul 07, 2016 3:28 pm

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